Santa Maria, Brazil, 1977.
Lives and works in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
PIPA 2012, 2015 and 2016 nominee.
Graduated in Visual Arts at UFSM in 2004, lives in Porto Alegre (RS), where he works as a Visual Arts teacher and develops his research on Visual Poetics in the Doctoral programme at the Arts Institute of UFRGS.
Since 2008, Zózimo conducts the project called Fluxorama, which deals with the poetic possibilities of scientific subjects, through the transposition of educational content or informational texts from printings made in the second half of the twentieth century to works produced by the elementary school students. The artist is interested in science fiction that projects itself in past times, where the displacement of space is a potent material.
In 2012, he participated in artistic residency at the Hangar – Barcelona, receiving the Award Exhibition CCSP, Season of Projects Palace of Arts, Itaú Cultural Directions 2011-2013, Exhibition Future of the Past [Gallery Mendes Wood].
In 2011, he was selected among 30 finalists for the Award Marcantonio Vilaça 2011-2012, participating in the Third Biennal Codex International Book Fair & Symposium: Collaborations and Borders / [curated by Martha Hellion. The CodexFoundation] – SanFrancisco, California, USA.
In 2010, he published the book Expansive Strategies on Art: artists´publications and their moving spaces, receiving the Award of Incentive for the Critical Production from Funarte.
Zózimo is currently writing his thesis on rocks, meteorites and outdated scientific experiments, while he teaches Visual Arts to students from elementary school.
Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2012:
Solo Shows, Selected Group Shows and Projects
-Publications of artists in Latin America, Múltiplos, Barcelona, Spain
-Publication Muntanya, Artist in Residence HANGAR, Barcelona, Spain
-“Season Project 2012”, Paço das Artes, Curated by Priscila Arantes, Cristiana Tejo, Rejane Cintrão e Tadeu Chiarelli, São Paulo, Brazil
-“Directions Itaú Cultural 2011-2013”, Itaú Cultural, Curated by Aguinaldo Farias, São Paulo, Brazil
-“The time out of joint”, Gallery Mendes Wood, Curated by Thereza Farkas, São Paulo, Brazil
-“Seminars of Settling- Itineraries, itinerancies”, 32 ° Panorama of Brazilian Art, Curated by Cristiana Tejo e Caue Alves, MAM-SP, São Paulo, Brazil
-“3rd Show Art Print TIJUANA”, Tijuana / Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo, Brazil
-“Small Publishers Fair 2011”, Collection Martha Helion [Conway Hall], London, UK
-“Open Dialogue Platform – Lost in Space”, Curated by Maria Ivone dos Santos, Campus UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
-The MAC find the artists, MAC-USP, São Paulo
-“Conversations”, Special Collection of Artists Books, Curated by Amir Brito Cadôr, Library of the School of Fine Arts of UFMG, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
-“HOWEVER Project: The Deviation is the Aim”, Curated by Luisa Duarte and Fernando Oliva, São Paulo, Brazil
-“BANCA”, Gallery Mariana Moura, Recife, Brazil
-“Wabi-Sabi. Nothing is rehearsed. Searching for the flaw”, Curated by Thereza Farkas, Mendes Wood Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
-“Third Biennal Codex International Book Fair & Symposium: Borders and Collaborations”, Curated by Martha Hellion, The Codex Foundation, San Francisco, California, USA
-The selection 30 Finalists CNI SESI Marcantonio Vilaca Visual Arts 2011-2012, Brasilia, Brazil
-“Selection 10 Finalists of Bolsa Iberê Camargo”, Iberê Camargo Fundation, Porto Alegre, Brazil
-“The Horizon of the Events”, Curated by Fernanda Albuquerque, ECARTA Foundation, Porto Alegre, Brazil
-“2nd Art Show Print”, Tijuana /Vermelho Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
-“21 Issue”, Annual Program Exhibition of Cultural Centre of São Paulo [CCSP], São Paulo, Brazil
-“Artwork Inventory”, Curated by Atila Regiane, Marcantonio Vilaça Cultural Espace, Brasilia, Brazil
-Award FUNARTE Incentive for Critique Production of Visual Arts, FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
-“SHOP”, Curated by Regina Melim, Pinacoteca Barão de Santo Ângelo, Porto Alegre, Brazil
-“Light Salon – Flowers and Books”, Vermelho Gallery/ Tijuana, São Paulo, Brazil
-“SHOP”, Curated by Regina Melim, Memorial Mayer Filho, Florianópolis, Brazil
-“Artist Drugs in Emergency Archive / Events Archived”, Art and the Public Sphere”, Organized by Cristina Ribas, São Paulo, Brazil
-“Dialogues Project”, 6th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- An ever-shifting exhibition in search of its author, "Unanimous Night" features 25 artists
- PIPA 2016 Nominees | 15th Bulletin - Last nominees announcement
- Last days | "Fotos contam Fatos", group show with over 50 artists
- On view | "Fotos contam Fatos", group show with over 50 artists
- Group exhibition curated by Denise Gadelha presents a set of works using photography as a narrative instrument
- Opening | "Fotos contam Fatos", group show with over 50 artists
- "A Mão Negativa", group show comprising 50 works by 38 artists | Film screening this Friday
- PIPA 2015 Participating Artists | Final list
- PIPA 2015 nominees | Full list
- "Expo 14/15" begins a project where artists become curators